Researchers, province fear e-cigarettes could become gateway for cigarette use
By Kyle Muzyka, CBC News Posted: Jul 21, 2016 4:00 PM MT
A new study suggests more teens are using e-cigarettes, which may be a gateway for nicotine addiction amongst young people with little to no regulation in Alberta. Dr. Michael Khoury, a pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, conducted a study with 2,300 Grade 9 students in Ontario. He found that 10 per cent of students surveyed had used electronic cigarettes.
To read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/e-cigarette-use-increasing-amongst-teens-study-shows-1.3688972
As well, there are lots of articles and videos (https://www.albertaquits.ca/) for families on the AHS website. Here is a recommended article from our School Nurse, Jessica Bradley: